Brock Clement of the Pirates scores against the Regals in the second period of their game on Jan. 19. Devon Quartly and Joel Pelletier received the assists. The Pirates went on to win the game 7-1. Mac Olsen Express Staff…

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs A delegation from the Girouxville Enhancement Committee spoke with council seeking its approval and support regarding the committee’s plans for refurbishing Girouxville skating rink into a year round facility that everyone in the community of…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The owners of Vic’s Car Care and J.A.M. Auto Parts & Farm Supply Ltd./Bumper to Bumper are pleased to announce they have combined their operations to provide expanded lines of products and services. Rene Houle,…

Students in the English ECS class listen to Carla Richard's lesson entitled, 'One Seat, One Rider'. Students in the Grade 6 French class write out their answers to the lesson provided by Carla Richard, entitled, 'Bigger, Faster ... But I'm…

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs New regional fire chief attends council meeting The new regional fire chief Marcel Maure attended the Girouxville Council Meeting on January 13, to introduce himself to council and to hear any concerns that council may…

Commentary by Richard Froese Already at the end of the first month in 2016, our province and nation certainly have new faces from one year ago, at least on the political scene. Conservative governments were turfed last year as the…

Dan Dibbelt Smoky River Regional Economic Development The price of living in northern Alberta, Part I Living in northern Alberta comes with a price. This shouldn’t be a surprise for anyone living here, but I think few people fully understand…